Vaccine rollout expanding to Phase 2B

More than 945,000 Albertans with underlying health conditions are now eligible to book their COVID-19 vaccination.

New K-6 curriculum:

Alberta’s updated draft kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum brings a renewed focus to literacy, numeracy, citizenship and practical skills, giving students a strong base of essential knowledge for future learning.

OHS Code review engagement: Minister Copping

Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping issued a statement on the public engagement for the Occupational Health and Safety Code (OHS Code) review. Albertans are encouraged provide their input through an online survey, which is open until May 10.

Engaging with Albertans on a modern coal policy

Alberta has appointed an independent committee to lead a comprehensive public engagement to inform the development of a modern coal policy. Albertans are invited to share their thoughts in an initial survey. The survey is available online and will be open until April 19.

Rent assistance redesigned and improved

Following a review, the government has redesigned its Rent Supplement Program to meet the needs of Albertans in these difficult times. With more flexibility in housing choice, the program will include a long-term benefit for those most in need and a new temporary benefit for working Albertans and those between jobs. The redesigned program will provide critical housing support for about 11,600 households – 3,800 more than are served today.